Training FAQs

Why Should I Attend?

  • Learn the latest on z/OS, Enterprise and Cloud cybersecurity
  • Learn industry best practices from industry security experts
  • Improve security, increase productivity while reducing costs
  • Ensure compliance with the latest industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Get the latest standards update: PCI, SOX, HIPAA, NIST, & NCP DISA STIGs
  • Advance Career Development earning Continuing Professional Education credits

Can I Receive CPE Credits & Certifications?

By attending Vanguard zSecurity University classes, you can earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. The number of CPE credits earned per course may vary by course and are subject to the rules of the governing body that issues the title you have earned (e.g. (ISC) 2, ISACA, etc.). Typically, attendees earn one CPE credit for every hour of training. Earning CPE credits by attending Vanguard classes can enable you to maintain your CISSP®, CISM, CISA, or other professional certifications. Vanguard also provides certificates of course completion for all training classes.

Who Should Attend Vanguard RACF Training?

Vanguard zSecurity University training is for IT security professionals who are responsible for implementing, administering, supporting or auditing z/OS Security Server, Enterprise and Cloud security and compliance. New and experienced security professionals will benefit from Vanguard cyber security training. Vanguard zSecurity University training is for:

What is Vanguard’s Training Curriculum?

Vanguard provides the most up-to-date security training curriculum on System z, RACF, z/OS, CICS, DB2, Digital Certificates, auditing System z, remediation and security compliance. Students train alongside world renowned z/OS, RACF and network security experts and gain practical skills in our hands-on labs, which can be applied directly upon return to the workplace. Vanguard training curriculum includes:

  • Assurance Directors
  • CIO
  • CISO
  • CTO
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Government Auditors
  • PCI Compliance Officers
  • Security Administrators
  • Securing z/OS UNIX
  • Assurance, Audit and Compliance
  • Automated Continuous Monitoring
  • Protecting SDSF Resources with RACF
  • Advanced RACF
  • Auditing RACF
  • Auditing z/OS
  • Basic RACF